Search

Romford theatre student set to take to the stage for Dr Seuss musical

09:00 10 August 2014

Mary Tyler Moore, 17, in rehersals for Seussical the Musical. [Picture: Stagecoach Romford]

Mary Tyler Moore, 17, in rehersals for Seussical the Musical. [Picture: Stagecoach Romford]

Archant

A theatre school student who beat hundreds of hopefuls to win a role in a musical is set to take to the stage next Friday.

Students from Stagecoach rehearsing for Seussical the Musical. [Picture: Stagecoach]Students from Stagecoach rehearsing for Seussical the Musical. [Picture: Stagecoach]

Mary Tyler Moore, 17, will perform as Gertrude McFuzz in Seussical, a musical based on the works of children’s author Dr Seuss.

A student at Stagecoach Romford, Mary will be part of a 76-strong cast drawn from the organisation’s branches, including young people from Spain, America and South Africa.

She said: “I was over the moon to win a role in Seussical. Everyone at Stagecoach is really talented, so it was a real honour to be picked.

“It’s a fantastic show to watch and even better to be part of.”

Students from Stagecoach rehearsing for Seussical the Musical. [Picture: Stagecoach]Students from Stagecoach rehearsing for Seussical the Musical. [Picture: Stagecoach]

The cast have been rehearsing every day at a training camp in Twickenham in the run-up to their performances at the Leatherhead Theatre in Surrey.

Mary said: “The rehearsals are going really well. They’re hard work but at the same time so much fun and I’ve made some really great friends.

“It’s been an incredible experience so far and I’m really looking forward to performing on stage with everyone.”

Lucinda Hart of Stagecoach said: “It’s been fantastic bringing together a wide range of international performers for the rehearsals.

“They’re working incredibly hard and I’m certain they will impress on opening night. The whole audition and training process will no doubt provide valuable experience for a future in the world of theatre.”

Seussical is on August 16 and 17, with a matinee and evening shows. Tickets are £17.50 adults and £15 concessions. To book, call 01372 365141 or see leatherhead-tickets.co.uk. For Stagecoach, visit stagecoach.co.uk/Romford or call 020 8556 5777.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 15:07

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a workshop in Crow Lane, Romford, believed to have been caused by a gas canister explosion.

Yesterday, 13:30
Rocky

A leading animal charity has said cat cruelty is “skyrocketing” after a family pet was shot with an air rifle for the third time this month.

Yesterday, 16:30
Two new train strikes are planned for June 4 and June 9  (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Network Rail workers are to stage two strikes next month after a new pay offer was rejected.

Yesterday, 14:59
A c2c train pulling into London Fenchurch Street. They have put on 18 additional late night trains for We Are FSTVL.

Train operator c2c will be putting on additional late night services for party-goers at We Are FSTVL in Upminster this weekend.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

The sell out 2014 event 32 Londoners, returns to the Coca-Cola London Eye!

The Coca-Cola London Eye is proud to announce that 32 Londoners will be returning this June, following last year’s sell out event. The event will feature 32 talks, in each of the London Eye’s 32 capsules on 32 extraordinary Londoners.

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder